Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Smithsonian Museum on Main Street Water/Ways Opening Day Ceremony

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society is hosting an opening day ceremony and ribbon cutting event of Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida, featuring a lecture about the exhibit by Mr. Robert Whiting, AACS Education Chair. Parking is free on site. Admission to the center is free but registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the

A Family’s History Along the St. Johns River

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society hosts Gayle Phillips, Executive Director of the Linconville Museum and Cultural Center, to present a lecture of a family's relationship living along the St. Johns River. Parking is free on site. Registration required to attend. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the

Florida and Water: A Historical Perspective

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

This presentation chronicles Florida's long and difficult relationship with water. Dr. Steve Noll examines attempts to turn water into land and land into water throughout Florida's history, including contentious water-related issues like the potential restoration of the Everglades, the battle over the Ocklawaha River, the degradation of north Florida's iconic springs, and more. Parking is free on site. Registration required. Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the University of

The Power of Water: Intercoastal Waterways Project

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society hosts a lecture by Captain Randy Stapleford on the various projects related to the flow of natural waters into the Intercoastal Waterways. Captain Randy Stapleford is a retired US Navy Captain and current district aide for military and veterans affair in the office of US Congressman Michael Waltz. He also serves on the Florida Inland Navigation District Board of Commissioners. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian

Beach Erosion

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society hosts Carmello Morales, a stormwater engineer for the City of Palm Coast, for a discussion on the 426 miles of Florida's shoreline that are critically eroded and threatened upland development. Parking is free onsite. Registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration

Sustainable Farming with Aquaponics

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society is hosting a lecture with Angela TenBroeck, Marineland Mayor and 2021 Florida Woman of the Year in Agriculture, for students and community members interested in sustainable farming practices using aquaponics. Parking is free onsite. Admission is free but registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida. Water/Ways is part of Museum on

Coastal Ecology with Captain Adam Morley

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society is hosting Captain Adam Morley, professional boat captain and environmentalist, for a discussion on the environment of Flagler county and life of a boat captain. Parking is free onsite. Admission is free but registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between

Restoring Our Oceans: Preserving Our Heritage

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society is hosting Kramer Wimberly, master scuba diver and researcher, for a lecture on restoring the oceans and its intersection with the preservation of the people's heritage of the African Diaspora. Parking is free onsite. Admission is free but registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural Center and Museum of Florida. Water/Ways is part of Museum on

Environmental Ambassador Program for Youth Lecture

African American Cultural Society Center and Museum of Florida 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast, FL

The African American Cultural Society is hosting a lecture with Nkwanda Jah, founder of the Environmental Ambassador to Youth Employment Program, about the importance of environmental awareness and an action-oriented approach to environmental problems and how to effectively engage youth in becoming part of the solution. Parking is free onsite. Admission is free but registration is required. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the African American Cultural

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